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Mountaineering

Sports Development

We are SUMC. We are a friendly bunch of people who love to climb, boulder and mountaineer all over the UK and beyond. We welcome all levels of ability, so if you're a hardened pro or a complete beginner, we'd love to meet you! With SUMC you join more than just a club, we're an extended family with returning alumni from all over the UK. Get climbing outside, with fortnightly weekend meets all over the UK and our annual Christmas trip abroad.

For plastic junkies, we organise weekly trips to indoor walls and training nights at the Uni bouldering wall. We also represent Team Southampton at climbing competitions. Socials are held every week and range from movie nights to Sumo suits to good old-fashioned pub crawls. Unofficially, our members get up to adventures year round, skiing in the Alps, bouldering in France, ice climbing in Norway, mountaineering in Peru, not to mention rock climbing almost every weekend.

Whatever gets you psyched, there’s the opportunity to do it with SUMC. Find out more at www.su-mc.org..


Membership Information

These are the current membership plans offered by Mountaineering, although many groups offer a free period for new members to try out their group.

  • Year Membership (£50)
    Membership to SUMC (Southampton University Mountaineering Club) provides you with membership to the BMC, access to: our weekly indoor climbing trips, fortnightly weekends away, beginners training courses and you can also sign up to our special social events such as Playzone along with many other social trips we run throughout the year. We also run a yearly Christmas trip to a sun soaked winter climbing destination.
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  • Half Year Membership (£30)
    For those only wishing to join our club for half the year. Membership to SUMC (Southampton University Mountaineering Club) provides you with membership to the BMC, access to: our weekly indoor climbing trips, fortnightly weekends away, beginners training courses and you can also sign up to our special social events such as Playzone along with many other social trips we run throughout the year.
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This Years Committee

All student groups within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Mountaineering this year are:

  • Iain Gillespie
    Social Sec
  • Michael Parkin
    Vice President
  • Alice Pincock
    Indoor Sec
  • Isabella Walsh
    Promo Sec
  • Christabel Goode
    Meets Sec
  • Luke Von Freeden
    Meets Sec
  • Robert Siitonen
    Safety and Skills
  • Robert Mills
    Gear Sec
  • Alex Owen
    Web Sec
  • Otto Scott
    Bouldering and Comps
  • Martin Wearn
    President
  • Damon Roberts
    Treasurer

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